Praia do Campeche, Florianopolis

#10 of 91 in Outdoors in Florianopolis
Beach · Nature / Park
Exactly opposite Praia do Campeche sits Campeche Island, and the waves created as the sea pushes past that landmass attract surfers form all over the world. All kinds of beach sports--, from bodyboarding and kayaking, to beach volleyball and soccer--are practiced at Praia do Campeche although there is plenty of space for those who prefer their beach trips to be a little more relaxing. The beach is so long, in fact, that locals claim French writer Antoine de St. Exupéry used to land his plane here in the thirties. If you find yourself at Praia do Campeche during the winter months of July and August, you may spot a Southern Right Whale, as the species uses the surrounding waters as a nursery. Make Praia do Campeche part of your personalized Florianopolis itinerary using our Florianopolis trip itinerary maker tool.
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  • this beach is absolutely amazing! long and quiet, its just perfect! on the beach there is a surf school that allow to book lessons for 1 hour in the morning.  more »
  • Lovely quiet beach with nice white sand. It is a very long beach and it is only slightly busy at the main entrance. So, if you enjoy quiet beaches, this is the place as you can take long walks and be....  more »
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  • Gorgeous beach that goes on for miles
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